***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***
Salary: to £39,795
At Help for Heroes, we believe those who serve our country deserve support when they are wounded. Every day, men and women have to leave their career in the Armed Forces as a result of physical or psychological wounds; their lives changed forever. We help them, and those still serving, to recover and get on with their lives.
And who are we you’re wondering? We are experts and beginners. Generalists and specialists. Ordinary people with an extraordinary passion towards making a positive change to the lives of our veterans (and having fun while doing it).
As One Team we share a philosophy – I.C.A.R.E. It’s the way we walk and talk, the way we interact with others and how we approach everything we do. We are: Innovative – Collaborative – Authentic – Resourceful – Energetic. We have an incredible opportunity for a Commercial Innovation Manager to join our team. Please see below for more information on what just might be your future role.
Are you experienced at developing innovation projects from concepts to launch? Do you have excellent Project Management experience well used to working across internal and external teams, to tight deadlines and at a fast pace? Are you financially astute and good at managing budgets? Do you eat up consumer research and enjoy working with data and insight to make decisions? Are your comms skills second to none with excellent attention to detail?
About the Role
We are looking for an Innovation specialist to take some exciting commercial and fundraising opportunities from existing concepts through research and audience testing, building a business case for top level approval to a detailed plan for final launch. This is a fantastic role if you want to get stuck in, have passion for leading innovation and would like to develop your career with this leading military charity.
About the Team
You will be part of the Help for Heroes Trading team as we widen our commercial income streams. You will report into the Head of Trading. Building on the success of our retail and corporate divisions you will be working on new and exciting ways to generate income to support the people we help. You will also work with our Fundraising Team on new tactical concepts to widen our fundraising portfolio.
Help for Heroes is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.